Monday, August 4, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
102 A, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 14 - Soil Ecology
1:30 PMBacterial control of fungal growth in soil: Assessing the fungal-bacterial niche overlap using growth measurements in a removal experiment
Johannes Rousk, Lund University, Louise Aldn Demoling, Lund University, Erland Bth, Lund University
1:50 PMThe effect of climate change and precipitation on soil microbial community structure, nitrogen mineralization, and amino acid production in the New Jersey Pinelands
William J. Landesman, Rutgers University, John Dighton, Rutgers University
2:10 PMHome-field advantage accelerates leaf litter decomposition in a high-elevation forest ecosystem
Edward Ayres, Colorado State University, Heidi Steltzer, Colorado State University, Sarah Berg, Colorado State University, Diana H. Wall, Colorado State University, Matthew D. Wallenstein, Colorado State University, Breana L. Simmons, Colorado State University
2:30 PMSoil microbially mediated feedback on plant growth in tallgrass prairie
Michael S. Fitzsimons, University of Chicago, R. Michael Miller, Argonne National Laboratory
2:50 PMFine root and soil microbe responses to long term CO2 enrichment in a mature deciduous forest
Martin K.F. Bader, University of Basel, Erika Hiltbrunner, University of Basel, Christian Koerner, University of Basel
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMFine root responses to soil warming at Harvard Forest: Seasonal and long-term effects
Jacqueline Mohan, University of Georgia, Jerry M. Melillo, Marine Biological Laboratory, Mary S. Clark, Sewanee University of the South, Paul T. Frankson, University of Georgia, Rebecca Orozco, University of Kansas, Sarah Butler, Marine Biological Laboratory, Diana Cai, North Oconee High School, Morgan Fleming, University of Georgia, Jennifer Johnson, Marine Biological Laboratory, Halley Ross, University of Georgia, Randal Singer, University of Georgia
3:40 PMEffects of root order on fine root decomposition
Marc Goebel, Pennsylvania State University, Bartosz Bulaj, August Cieszkowski Agricultural University of Poznan, Jacek Oleksyn, Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Dendrology, Sarah E. Hobbie, University of Minnesota, Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota, David M. Eissenstat, Pennsylvania State University
4:00 PMHabitat complexity effects on nematode movement in maize
Randa Jabbour, Pennsylvania State University, Mary E. Barbercheck, Pennsylvania State University
4:20 PMNiche partitioning among subterranean termite species, Coptotermes formosanus and Reticulitermes spp. (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
Beverly A. Wiltz, USDA-ARS, Alan R. Lax, USDA-ARS
4:40 PMThe impact of black cottonwood on forest floor and mineral soil properties within a conifer-dominated forest in British Columbia
Julie Sabau, Simon Fraser University, Margaret G. Schmidt, Simon Fraser University

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